UK Finance Director

Gleeson Recruitment Group
Manchester Science Park, UK
20 Feb 2019
20 Feb 2019
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Our client is a fast growing, private equity backed business who are looking for a high calibre Finance Director to run the entire UK operation. The role is a key role of the senior management team which will have a crucial role working closely with the Managing Director and Sales Director, to deliver strategies for the establishment of long-term revenue plans and corporate performance. The successful candidate must have excellent commercial negotiation experience,strong people skills with a clear vision for unlocking the potential from additional lines of business over the next 12 to 18 months. Key areas of expertise for the Finance Director will include: Full P&L ownership of a growing business Establishing and developing a highly-skilled team of direct reports Working with the business development team to ensure the business maximises revenue opportunities Partnering with key customer representatives to secure opportunities for new lines of business Managing the budgeting & forecasting process including the introduction of robust analysis tools Establishing the key areas of performance and service delivery targets Definition and delivery of long-term financial objectives Working closely with industry bodies, auditors and other external parties to ensure agreed contract delivery parameters are met and future business development potential is maximised within strict guidelines Identification and development of areas for improvement in the use of resources across finance & commercial management This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with ambition, integrity and highly-developed commercial aptitude to join a business that can offer genuine career growth in an agile and innovative environment. The Candidate The Finance Director we seek will be a qualified accountant,have a strong academic track record, commercial background, with an ability to strategically direct a high-growth business from a financial perspective. A genuine business partner, you will work to the highest standards of corporate governance with a track record in delivering innovative solutions to complex, long-term challenges. A formal accountancy qualification, with strong academics, will be highly-regarded, along with an ability to manage and engage with a wide variety of stakeholders. The successful individual will have experience in liaising directly with high-profile customers and other strategic partners. The package for the successful Finance Director will comprise a salary of circa £100k - £125k per annum plus car, pension, healthcare, and extensive long term bonus. By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.